Regional Relations Team
PPAI has a staff of 80 available to help the regional associations at anytime. These Regional Relations staff are specifically tasked with serving the regional community:
Regional Relations Manager
Dana works remotely, but is at PPAI HQ every month. She works with the 27 regional promotional products industry association Executive Directors and their Boards and provides training to enhance the regionals' effectiveness and viability. Dana directs content development for regional volunteer leaders at the Leadership Development Workshop (LDW). She is the staff liaison for the RAC Board.
Regional Relations Admin
Valerie handles many of the day-to-day functions of the department and oversees the Regional Affiliate Engagement Program that provides sponsorship monies and training benefits to the 27 regional associations. She is responsible for department communications to the regional community, manages the content on the RAC pages on the PPAI website and maintains the Universal Regional Membership Application (URMA) membership website, the PPDRF donation site and the LDW registration site.